Transforming European food and drink policies for cardiovascular health, 24 April 2018

European Parliament, Room A1G369, 12:00h – 15:00h

 

AGENDA

12:00 – 12:30: SANDWICH LUNCH

12:30 – 12:40: WELCOME BY THE CHAIR
Ms Karin Kadenbach, MEP, co-chair of the MEP Heart Group

12:40 – 12:55: SETTING THE SCENE – WHO perspectives on the importance of food systems to tackle ill-health. Cardiovascular diseases as a case study
Mr Jo Jewell, Technical Officer, Nutrition, Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Promoting Health through the Life-course, WHO Regional Office for Europe

12:55 – 13:15: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Views on ‘The future of food and farming’
• Mr Herbert Dorfmann, MEP, rapporteur for AGRI on the report ‘The Future of food and farming’

13:15 – 13:45: PANEL DEBATE

Moderator: Ms Karin Kadenbach, MEP, co-chair of the MEP Heart Group
Participants:
• Mr John F. Ryan, European Commission, Director, DG SANTE, Dir. C — Public health, country knowledge, crisis management
• Mr Jens Schaps, European Commission, Director, DG AGRI, Dir G – Markets and observatories
• Ms Karin Schindler, Head of Division Mother, Child, Adolescence and Gender Health, Nutrition -  Austrian Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs
• Mr Jo Jewell, Technical Officer, Nutrition, Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Promoting Health through the Life-course, WHO Regional Office for Europe

13:45 – 14:15: Q&A WITH THE AUDIENCE

14:15 – 14:30: CONCLUSIONS FROM THE CHAIR
Ms Karin Kadenbach, MEP, co-chair of the MEP Heart Group

 

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